Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.


A family of some 89 genera and 1300 species from tropical regions, chiefly America, Asia and Africa.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 species, possibly introduced for their utility rather than ornament.

Plants in this Family

  1. Flacourtia species unidentified
  2. Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch.
  3. Dovyalis caffra Warb.